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March 5, 2014
Ashland announced today that it is closing its unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) and gelcoats manufacturing plant at Kelowna, BC, effective 27 June. Six other sites in North America...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Ashland-shutters-UPR-and-gelcoats-plant-in-Canada_59338.html
February 11, 2014
Antioxidants and polymer additives maker Addivant (Middlebury, CT) announced today that it is increasing capacity of phosphate antioxidants at its Pyongtaek, South Korea, facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Addivant-expands-antioxidants-capacity-in-South-Korea_58741.html
January 17, 2014
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) announced today that the American Cleaning Institute (ACI; Washington) president and CEO Ernie Rosenberg has been elected...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/NAM-names-ACI-head-to-Council-of-Manufacturing-Associations_58097.html
January 15, 2014
InChem (Rock Hill, SC), a custom chemical manufacturer and maker of phenoxy, is investing $15 million to purchase and expand a facility in Charlotte, NC, the company says. The facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/InChem-buys-manufacturing-site-in-North-Carolina_57981.html
January 10, 2014
Axalta today broke ground on a new $50-million waterborne coatings facility near Shanghai, the company says. The plant will supply up to 25,000 m.t. of waterborne coatings for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Axalta-to-build-new-coatings-plant-in-China_57903.html
December 27, 2013
Plastics Color Corp (PCC; Calumet City, IL) is expanding its black masterbatches manufacturing capabilities at Calumet City, IL, the company says. The capacity of the plant has not...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Plastics-Color-Corp-expanding-in-Illinois_57669.html
November 21, 2013
AkzoNobel announced today that it is closing two coil coatings production sites, one at Gamleby, Sweden and the other at Nurnberg, Germany. Production at the Gamleby site will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/AkzoNobel-to-close-coil-coatings-plants-in-Sweden-and-Germany_56869.html
November 14, 2013
KMG Chemicals will cease production at its electronic chemicals plant in Milan and transfer production sites in France and the UK, the company says. The Milan site, which was acquired...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/KMG-Chemicals-to-cease-production-in-Italy_56704.html
October 22, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) says it is expanding its triazine plant at Diboll, TX to add new reactors and blend tanks. The expansions will double the plant’s production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Momentive-expanding-triazine-plant-in-Texas_56103.html
October 21, 2013
Clariant announced today that it has supplied its proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2)–Substitute Natural Gas (SNG) catalyst for the methanation unit of Audi’s new power-to-gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Clariant-supplies-catalyst-for-CO2-methanation-plant_56080.html
September 24, 2013
Albemarle will reorganize its business structure, reducing the number of reporting segments at the company from three to two, effective 1 January 2014, it says. The two business units...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Albemarle-to-reorganize-business-units_55383.html
August 29, 2013
Synalloy has acquired the production and business assets, including a plant in South Carolina, of Color Resources (CRI; Spartanburg, SC), for a total purchase price of $4.55 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Synalloy-acquires-manufacturing-facility_54819.html
July 31, 2013
Cytec today announced plans to cut 55 jobs and restructure logistics and planning functions in the company’s industrial materials division, which comprises the former Umeco. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Cytec-to-cut-jobs-and-restructure-in-industrial-materials_54106.html
July 15, 2013
Cytec announced today that it has sold its industrial materials distribution product line to Cathay Investments (West Sussex, UK) for £5.5 million ($8.6 million). The business...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Cytec-sells-distribution-product-line-reorganizes-production-facilities_53646.html
July 1, 2013
Lanxess has converted the largest production line for the Keltan-branded ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber at the company's Geleen, Netherlands complex, to Lanxess's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Lanxess-completes-technology-conversion-at-Netherlands-EPDM-site_53300.html
June 12, 2013
Avantor Performance Materials’ manufacturing plant at Panoli, India, is now producing pharmaceutical chemicals using contract cGMP standards, the company says. The plant makes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Avantor-plant-in-India-producing-cGMP-pharma-chemicals_52783.html
May 28, 2013
A. Schulman today announced a restructuring in its Europe, Mideast, and Africa business, under which the company will reduce headcount in that region because of economic difficulties...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Schulman-to-cut-jobs-in-Europe-sell-Australia-business_52331.html
May 6, 2013
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) says it will close its fragrance ingredient manufacturing plant at Augusta, GA, by July 2014 as part of the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/IFF-to-close-Georgia-fragrance-ingredients-plant_51776.html
April 11, 2013
Wacker Chemie has strengthened its presence in South America by inaugurating an expanded technical center, including a training center, at Jandira near São Paulo, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Wacker-inaugurates-expanded-technical-center-in-Brazil_51097.html
December 5, 2012
BWA Water Additives (Manchester, UK) has received the Best Product of the Year Award at the annual H2O Water Awards Dinner by UK Deputy General Consul Ian Gibbons. BWA’s Belgard...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/BWA-Water-Additives-receives-award-for-antiscalant_47976.html
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